Fernanda Melchor. (Photo
Hurricane Season is the story of a dead witch set in a small town in Mexico. The book, translated from the Spanish, found a global audience and recognition. 2020 National Book Award Longlist author and translator Fernanda Melchor and Sophie Hughes come together for a conversation on the trust-fall act—and art—of literary translation, and the significance of a reader’s access to international perspectives.
Moderated by Shuchi Saraswat, writer, editor, and founder of The Transnational Literature Series at Brookline Booksmith.
Books are available for purchase at Bookshop.org with thanks to this season’s bookseller, Loyalty Bookstores.
(Thursday) 5:00 pm ET
National Book Foundation